Life and Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt once said,“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself”(BrainyQuote). Being the 32nd president, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was one of the most successful and most liked United States presidents of all time. When Roosevelt was on campaign for presidency he promised to help the economy and the needy. Being in the midsts of the Great Depression, his promise to get people and the economy back on their feet greatly helped him achieve office(Burns). During his presidency, Roosevelt led the United States through the worst crises of the century, The Great Depression and World War II (Britannica School). Roosevelt was very likable and many of people thought of him as a father figure(Burns). Before he was elected into…show more content…
This system is still being used today. (Britannica School). The final factor that got the United Stated out of the Great Depression was World War II. At the start of the war, Roosevelt and Congress created the Lend Lease Act which provided aid to Britain, U.S.S.R, and other countries fighting against the Germans and the axis in the war. When the United States entered World War II in face to face combat, many factories started mass producing materials for the war and the government bought the supplies and equipment, boosting the economy. Eventually, the United States came out of the Great Depression from Roosevelt's plans and from the government buying supplies for the war(Britannica School). These were many of the reasons why Roosevelt was the most significant person of the 20th century. Roosevelt successfully helped us get out of the depression, but as the United States came out of a financial crisis a new problem that Roosevelt had to handle started to emerge, World War II. As the war started, the United States stayed out of it for the time being. However, while we weren’t directly fighting in face to face combat, we did provide aid to Britain and the U.S.S.R. The help the United States provided was not only military supplies, but also protection. When we were providing protection, the Navy sent convoys to protect the supply ships. Sometimes the
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